Myanmar irrigation governance system has been encouraging the indigenous farmers' cooperative participation in water governance in furtherance of equitable and efficient water accessible distribution in agricultural sector. A marvellous accomplishment of establishing user based participatory managem...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Yale Environment 360 - BY FRED PEARCE - The Karen people of eastern Myanmar have long fought for autonomy over their lands. In a bold move, they have turned a war zone into a protected area that respects their cultural traditions and looks to save the Salween, one of ...
30 Nov 2020 - Source: Global Times - Representatives from Mekong River countries applauded achievements brought by the Lancang-Mekong River cooperation mechanism over the past four years, calling it the most vibrant case of establishing a community with a shared future for humanity at the 2020 ...
29 November 2020 - Source: Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd. ၂၀၂၀ ပြည့်နှစ် မိုးရာသီတွင် ရေလှောင်တမံအများစု၌ ရေဝင်ရောက်မှု လျော့ကျခဲ့ခြင်းကြောင့် အချို့သောရေလှောင်တမံများတွင် သောက်သုံးရေတစ်မျိုးတည်းသာ ပေးဝေနိုင်ခဲ့ပြီး နွေစပါးစိုက်ပျိုးရေ ပေးဝေရန်မလုံလောက်ကြောင်း စိုက်ပျိုးရေး၊ မွေးမြူရေးနှင့် ဆည်မြောင်း...
29 November 2020 - Source: Mizzima Myanmar's democratic transition process and opening up of the economy coincided with the increased presence of development partners. Apart from private sector-led development, reliance on external assistance in the form of grants, concessional loans from bilateral ...
28 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - The ship, CNTIC V-POWER ENERGY (MOTHER VESSEL), docked at the no-14 Dolphin jetty in Yangon Thilawa port on the morning of November 26. It is the very first and very large vessel arrived at the Yangon Port. "The vessel will anchor at the port for five years for...
27 Nov 2020 - Source: Global New Light of Myanmar - Magway Region has suffered 1,865 natural disasters in five years from 2015-2016 to 2019-2020, according to the Magway Region Disaster Management Department. The government provided a K2,714.847 million fund to the residents who are adversely a...
27 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Myanmar will be establishing a new natural disaster research group to be able to conduct intensive and effective studies aimed at mitigating the effects of natural disasters. U Myo Thant, vice chair of the Myanmar Earthquake Committee, said arrangements are...
26 Nov 2020 - Source: Myanmar Times - Transportation of goods between Asean countries will be more competitive with the implementation of a new regional multimodal transport system, said U Than Win Aung, joint secretary of the Myanmar International Freight Forwarders Association. A framework ag...
26 Nov 2020 - Source: International Water Management Institute - By Marie-Charlotte Buisson, Petra Schmitter and Nyan Thiha "Since last year, we had enough water and vegetables to procure a good income as long as I get water, so I will continue this year again." - By a farmer, May 2020. Th...
There are many experienced water experts who have been working over many years in the Myanmar Water Sector. They came across the military junta ruling from 1962 - 2011 (ref. here) and experts and specialists were oppressed under the military regime. Till today, they stand up in their self-righteousn...
On November 24, 2020, update call of Thaketa Climate Adaptation for Water Security Pilot Project was done with local government, Yangon City Development Committee by organizing the virtual online meeting amid COVID pandemic. The call was to share a project update about its progress of implementation...
26 November 2020 - Source: Bangkok Post More than 20 years ago, when two Chiang Rai-based environmentalists, Niwat Roikaew and Somkiat Kuenwongsa, learned that the Chinese government were blasting rapids in the upper Mekong River from Yunnan to Myanmar and Laos to clear the way for large commercial ...
The Australian Water Partnership has published BasinGuide: A Guide to River Basin Planning to help practitioners address the challenge of water security and unsustainable river management, and further the ambitions of many Indo-Pacific countries to improve their river basin management and cooperatio...
25 Nov 2020 - Source: Eleven Myanmar - Myanmar has received four projects in the third batch to be implemented with Mekong-Lancang Cooperation special fund in the current 2020-2021 fiscal year, bringing to the total number of ongoing projects to 14, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Liv...

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